Take It to the Queen: A Tale of Hope

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Gingerbread House, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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With exquisite artwork and evocative text, this original fable explores the events of Jesus' life, and demonstrates the role of the Virgin Mary as the benevolent agent of God's people. Reduced to desolation by a king and prince who feel they have been wronged, the residents of a once-favored village must seek help from the queen, a native of their devastated town. Religious subjects are presented clearly in an allegorical style that proves entertaining, and also serves to provide children with examples of virtue and good behavior.  

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

When a powerful king dreams that the only woman worthy of being his queen will be born in a particular village, he does everything he can to ensure that the village prospers, reserving all manner of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alice Rodgers - Christianbook.com

This book is great! Wonderful sacramental tie-ins and perfect for families. The artwork is simply stunning, exquisite colors. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Josephine Nobisso is the author of several books, including The Numbers Dance, Show; Don't Tell!, and The Weight of a Mass. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Bank Street College's Best Book of the Year and a Catholic Press Association Award. She lives in Westhampton Beach, New York. Katalin Szegedi is the illustrator of The Weight of a Mass and was named Illustrator of the Year by Hungary's International Board on Books for Young People.  

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